Broadcast News Archive for January, 2009
08/01/2009 BBC World Service Goes To Air With Pharos Mediator
Pharos has announced the completion of a major contract for BBC World Service. In the role of prime contractor, Pharos was selected to supply content management and automation for 68 channels of radi

08/01/2009 DivX Announces Release Of Next-Generation, H.264 Based DivX 7 Software
DivX, a digital media company, has announced that the latest version of the company's flagship media software package, Version 7 of DivX for Windows, is available for download on the company's newly r

08/01/2009 FME Reveals A True Beauty Of A Slate For NATPE 09
FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) has unveiled its exciting and varied new slate of programming for NATPE 2009. Touching down in Las Vegas with a catalogue of programmes from outrageous and action-pa

08/01/2009 Furman Signs With State-Of-The-Art European Distribution Centre
Furman, a leading provider of power management solutions, has announced that the company has signed on with a new distribution centre in Moerdijk, The Netherlands, to better serve its European custome

08/01/2009 Graham Buchanan Joins Custom Consoles As Commercial Director
Custom Consoles, one of the world's leading manufacturers of technical control furniture, has announced the expansion of its management team. Graham Buchanan joined the company with effect from Janua

08/01/2009 Hamlet Appoints Dynamic New Business As Master Distributor In China
Hamlet, a leading provider of high precision, but affordable, test and measurement tools, has appointed Unique Beijing Solutions as its master distributor for the increasingly important China market.

08/01/2009 Legacy Utah Scientific Router Meets 3-Gbps Challenge At Arizona Public Media
Utah Scientific, a leading manufacturer of routing switchers and related products for the broadcast industry, has announced that Arizona Public Media (AZPM) has expanded, upgraded and proofed its lega

08/01/2009 MHz Systems Integration And Design Expertise Proves A Hit At SIS Live
Megahertz (MHz), the UK-based independent systems integrator, has received unprecedented acclaim from SIS LIVE and its broadcast clients for its revolutionary high-definition outside broadcast product

08/01/2009 Pebble Beach Systems Provides Dynamic Automation For Dunya TV News And Entertainment Channels
Dunya TV has selected Pebble Beach Systems to provide an automation solution as part of a new broadcast facility, based in Lahore, Pakistan. The facility will broadcast two channels; Dunya Entertainm

08/01/2009 Thomson Wins Two 2008 Technical And Engineering Emmy Awards
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) has awarded two of its coveted 2008 Technical & Engineering Emmy Awards to Thomson, a leader in video solutions. The Thomson Corporate Resea

07/01/2009 4iP Announces Key Commissioner Appointment For Yorkshire & Humber
4iP, Channel 4's major new digital innovation initiative, has appointed a Digital Commissioning Manager to head up its team in Yorkshire. Lucy Würstlin, who will take up the Sheffield-based post at

07/01/2009 Escape - To The Movies
Empire Cinemas has launched Escape, a free magazine about the latest films and treats for its customers that will be distributed in its cinemas across the UK. Escape will be produced by Summersault C

07/01/2009 Fuji TV Goes Live With Tektronix Cerify
Tektronix, a leading worldwide provider of test, measurement and monitoring solutions, has announced that Fuji Television Network (Fuji TV) has adopted the Tektronix Cerify file-based content verifica

07/01/2009 Lighthouse R10i/o LED panels make Operacija Trijumf Shine In Serbia
Operacija Trijumf is one of Serbia's most popular television shows, combining a singing talent contest with Big Brother-style behind-the-scenes footage of the contestants in their shared house. Form

07/01/2009 MetaSAN Compatibility With Enhance iSCSI & Fibre SAN Arrays
Enhance Technology, headquartered in Santa Fe Spring, California, is a leader in design and implementation of hybrid input/output technology in the storage subsystems. Coupled with innovative and aff

07/01/2009 Turner Streaming Media Gets The Edge With Octoshape
Driving innovation in the online media space, Turner Broadcasting System has integrated the Octoshape Infinite Edge technology in their live stream offerings for both the 2008 elections and their live

07/01/2009 ViewCast Releases Niagara 2100
ViewCast Corporation, a developer of industry-leading hardware and software for the transformation and delivery of professional-quality video over IP and mobile networks, has announced the release of

07/01/2009 Volicon Names Andrew Sachs Senior Director Of Marketing For Cable/IPTV Markets
Volicon, developers of turnkey digital video archiving and streaming solutions, has announced the appointment of Andrew B. Sachs as Senior Director of Marketing for the cable, IPTV, and mobile video o

06/01/2009 Colour Confidence Expand Software Range With Capture One
Leading colour management specialist Colour Confidence has announced the addition of Capture One 4 and Capture One 4 PRO from Phase One, a leading provider of digital image capture and workflow manage

06/01/2009 FOR-A At Broadcast Video Expo, London
FOR-A UK is featuring four new multi-format broadcast television production products at the Broadcast Video Expo (BVE) (Stand H50) at London's Earls Court between February 17-19. The HVS-300HS is a c

06/01/2009 Kanal 1 And Habertürk Playout With PlayBox
PlayBox Technology Turkey has supplied and installed complete playout systems for two Turkish National TV channels, Kanal 1 and Habertürk - both part of CINER Media Group. This continues a long-stand

06/01/2009 MIRA Mobile TV Designs New HD Truck Around QuStream Integrity And Cheetah
QuStream Corporation has received a major order from MIRA Mobile TV which includes Cheetah video routing, DRS AES and analog audio routing and Integrity Series signal processing equipment for MIRA's n

06/01/2009 MTV3 Transitions To HD With Ross Vision
Finnish commercial television station MTV3 (Mainos-TV) chose Ross for their news production studio with the purchase of a Vision 3 QMD-X Multi-Definition Switcher. Based in Helsinki, Finland MTV3 mad

06/01/2009 ORB Arrives In Dubai
ORB, the fully mechanised LED globe, has caught the attention of the Middle East. It is now in the hands of leading set and stage rental company, IBS Decor LLC, which has secured the exclusive sales

06/01/2009 QuStream Introduces A 3G-SDI Four Port Fiber Extender - QuadBox
QuStream Corporation, a global provider of integrated solutions to creators and distributors of professional video content, has launched the QFX QuadBox range of fiber extender modules. QuStream's Q